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with ' David '
Julie Brooks
The Silver Stars
Conductor, Hubert C. Williams and the strings of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
(Leader. Philip Whiteway )
. Introduced by John Darran
Programme arranged and conducted by Rae Jenkins


Unknown: Julie Brooks
Conductor: Hubert C. Williams
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Introduced By: John Darran
Conducted By: Rae Jenkins


played by Lord Foley on gramophone records


Played By: Lord Foley

: The Archers: Omnibus Edition

Written by Geoffrey Webb and Edward J. Mason.
A story of country folk.


Writer: Geoffrey Webb
Writer: Edward J. Mason
Editor: Godfrey Baseley
Producer: Tony Shryane Daniel Archer: Harry Oakes
Doris Archer: Gwen Berryman
Jack Archer: Denis Folwell
Peggy Archer: Thelma Rogers
Philip Archer: Norman Painting
Jill Archer: Patricia Greene
Christine Johnson: Lesley Saweard
Paul Johnson: Leslie Dunn
Mr Fairbrother: Leslie Bowmar
Mrs Fairbrother: Joy Davies
Walter Gabriel: Chris Gittins
Mrs Perkins: Pauline Seville
Tom Forrest: Bob Arnold
Len Thomas: Arnold Peters
Doughy Hood: Arnold Ridley
Carol Grey: Anne Cullen
John Tregorran: Basil Jones
Pru Harris: Mary Dalley
Ned Larkln: Bill Payne
Jimmy Grange: Alan Rothwell
Rita Flynn: June Spencer


Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
A general knowledge competition for the title
' Brain of Britain 1958'
Round 2
Featuring each week three winners from the first round of the contest
Scotland (i)
Sheila Young (Edinburgh) Mrs. Margaret McColgan
Thomas Mountain (Glasgow)
' What Do You Want To Knowt '
This week: Frank Hennig on ' Hams. QSO's and QSL's '


Unknown: Franklin Engelmann
Unknown: Sheila Young
Unknown: Mrs. Margaret McColgan
Unknown: Frank Hennig

: Patrick Barr and Pauline Jameson in 'THE BARLOWES OF BEDDINGTON'

(Third Series)
The story of a school seen through the eyes of a headmaster and his wife by Warren Chetham-Strode
Episode 1
Advice and assistance by Arthur Harrison, M.A.
Production by Audrey Cameron and Peter Watts


Unknown: Warren Chetham-Strode
Unknown: Arthur Harrison, M.A.
Production By: Audrey Cameron
Production By: Peter Watts
Robert Barlowe: Patrick Barr
Kate Barlowe: Pauline Jameson
John Tooting: David Enders
Caroline Tooting: Elizabeth London
Arthur Holmes: Oliver Burt
Dennis Crewe: Ronaid Simpson
Nigel Rankin: Noel Johnson
Henry Jobson: John Stevens
General Naseby: Anthony Shaw
Mr Lambert: Leonard Trolley
Miss Grimmet: Molly Lumley
The Rev Henry Worthington: Simon Lack
Langley: Cavan Malone
Vicar of Beddington: Hugh Manning
First Boy: Nicky Edmett
Second Boy: Michael Caridia
Third Boy: John Rogers


From the Methodist Central Hall, Coventry; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. E. Lincoln Minshull
Eternal Life
3—'What is it like?'
' This is life eternal, that they should know thee the only true God, and him whom thou didst send, even Jesus Christ.' (St. John 17, v. 3)

: 1,500 m': Shipping Forecast 247 m. and VHF: 'Good Listening'

Some news of current programmes


For Service men and women stationed abroad and their families at home
Presented from London and Cologne by Jean Metcalfe and Bill Crozier


Unknown: Jean Metcalfe
Unknown: Bill Crozier

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

Laugh with the Cotton Boys
Alan Breeze and Kathie Kay with The Bandits and Mr. Wakey-Wakey (himself)
Script by Eddie Gurney and Arthur Pastor
Production by Glyn Jones


Unknown: Alan Breeze
Unknown: Kathie Kay
Script By: Eddie Gurney
Unknown: Arthur Pastor
Production By: Glyn Jones

: Jack Warner and Kathleen Harrison in 'MEET THE HUGGETTS'

2—' Louder than Words '
Other parts played by ' John Cazabon , Warren Mitchell
Written by Eddie Maguire
Production by Jacques Brown


Played By: John Cazabon
Played By: Warren Mitchell
Written By: Eddie Maguire
Production By: Jacques Brown
Joe Huggett: Jack Warner
Ethel Huggett: Kathleen Harrison
Bobby: George Howell
Jane: Cynthia Bizeray
Fred Stebbings: Charles Leno

: Charlie Chester in A PROPER CHARLIE

with Deryck Guyler
Mary Law , Bill Pertwee
Jimmy Lavall
Script written by Bernard Botting and Charles Hart
Produced by Leslie Bridgmont


Unknown: Deryck Guyler
Unknown: Mary Law
Unknown: Bill Pertwee
Unknown: Jimmy Lavall
Written By: Bernard Botting
Written By: Charles Hart
Produced By: Leslie Bridgmont


A sound approach to the cinema
Introduced by Peter Haigh and including
Pocket Edition of ' Up the Creek ' starring David Tomlinson
Peter Sellers and Wilfrid Hyde White
Adaptation by Roy Bradford
Around the British Studios with Peter Noble
Sounds Familiar
A short quiz to test your know-how of current and not-so-current movies
Presented by Desmond Carrington and Spencer Hale
A Few Words From
Yul Brynner
Highlights from:
'Westward Ho the Wagons ' starring Fess Parker
Jeff York and Kathleen Crowley
Script by Trafford Whitelock
Edited and produced by Alfred Dunning


Introduced By: Peter Haigh
Unknown: David Tomlinson
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: Wilfrid Hyde
Unknown: Roy Bradford
Presented By: Desmond Carrington
Presented By: Spencer Hale
Unknown: Yul Brynner
Unknown: Fess Parker
Unknown: Jeff York
Unknown: Kathleen Crowley
Script By: Trafford Whitelock
Produced By: Alfred Dunning


Jack Coles and his Orchestre Moderne
George Scott-Wood and his Music and John Hanson
Introduced by Tim Gudgin Produced by James Dufour


Unknown: Jack Coles
Unknown: George Scott-Wood
Unknown: John Hanson
Introduced By: Tim Gudgin
Produced By: James Dufour

: Association Football: U.S.S.R. v. England

An eye-witness report by John Camkin of the News Chronicle on today's international match at the Lenin Stadium, Moscow.


Reporter: John Camkin


by Norman Collins
Dramatised as a serial for broadcasting in ten parts by Howard Agg
1—' The New Warden '
Produced by Martyn C. Webster


Unknown: Norman Collins
Unknown: Howard Agg
Produced By: Martyn C. Webster
Dame Eleanor: Gladys Youne;
Canon Mallow: James Thomason
Dr Trump: Hugh Manning
Margaret: Belle Chrystall
Sweetie: Beryl Calder
Mr Dawlish: Duncan McIntyre
Ginger Woods: Michael Crawford
Mrs Gurnett: Una Yenning
Nurse Stedge: Elizabeth Maude
Sergeant Chiswick: Trevor Martin
Miss Wynne: Hilda Schroder
The Storyteller: Simon Lack

: Franklin Engelmann comes DOWN YOUR WAY

with a BBC Outside Recording Unit He recently visited 30 Air Materiel Base, Royal Canadian Air Force, Langar, Nottinghamshire, to meet some of the people who work there. They talked about their lives and jobs and chose their favourite music
Produced by Phyllis Robinson


Produced By: Phyllis Robinson


A song-a-minute sequence of popular melodies old and new sung by Benny Lee , Julie Dawn
Franklyn Boyd , Jean Campbell
The Coronets with accompaniments by The Steve Race Four and Harold Smart
Compiled and produced by Johnnie Stewart


Sung By: Benny Lee
Sung By: Julie Dawn
Sung By: Franklyn Boyd
Unknown: Jean Campbell
Unknown: Harold Smart
Produced By: Johnnie Stewart

: Sam Costa plays records JUST FOR YOU

A personal request programme

: Dick Bentley, Jimmy Edwards and June Whitfield in TAKE IT FROM HERE

with Wallas Eaton
The Keynotes


Unknown: Wallas Eaton



Billy Ternent introduces his orchestra and singers


Introduces: Billy Ternent


Commonwealth Youth Sunday
Community hymn-singing from a Youth Rally in East Finchley Methodist Church arranged by the Borough of Finchley Youth Sub-Committee
Conductor, Dr. D. J. Hughes
Organist, R. P. Davey
Hymns introduced by Rolf Lefebvre
Prayers and blessing spoken by the Rev. B. Morris
Let all the world in every corner sing
(Tune, Luckington)
Lord of light, whose name outshineth
(Tune. Hyfrydol)
Jesus, the very thought of thee (Tune,
St. Agnes)
Jesus shall reign (Tune. Truro)
Pour down thy Spirit from above
(Tune. Melcombe)
0 for a thousand tongues to sing
(Tune, University) ttise up, 0 men of God (Tune, Carlisle)
Glory to thee. my God, this night
(Tune, Tallis's Canon)


Conductor: Dr. D. J. Hughes
Organist: R. P. Davey
Introduced By: Rolf Lefebvre
Unknown: Rev. B. Morris


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introducing old ones, new ones loved ones, neglected ones by Semprini at the piano featuring his own arrangements for piano and orchestra with BBC Revue Orchestra
(Leader, Antony Gilbert )
Conductor. Harry Rabinowitz Produced by Jacques Brown


Leader: Antony Gilbert
Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Produced By: Jacques Brown



and Ella Fitzgerald
Presented by John Hobday
Produced by Humphrey Burton


Unknown: Ella Fitzgerald
Presented By: John Hobday
Produced By: Humphrey Burton


Christian words and music


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